Two Henry Dearborn Signed Financial Documents as Secretary of War Autograph document signed, "Henry Dearborn," as Secretary of War under Thomas Jefferson, one page, 8" x 4.8", [Washington], May 29, 1801, a draft to "...the Cashier of the Bank of Columbia please to pay the bearer one hundred & fifty dollars, on account of your Humble Servt...." Light wrinkles and a somewhat rough margin, otherwise bright and bold and in excellent shape. Together with a manuscript document signed, "H. Dearborn," as Secretary of War, one page 7.4" x 9.75", [Washington], January, 2, 1804, addressed to George Simpson, Cashier of the Bank of the United States, an order to "Pay to Samuel Hanson of Samuel, out of the monies deposited with you on account of the Indian Factories the Sum of Two hundred and fifty dollars being for his compensation allowed by the Secretary of War for settling the accounts of the said Factories during the months of October November and December 1803..." (An "Indian Factory" is another term for trading post.) Light dampstains at right an bottom margin, small losses at left and top margins, not affecting text. Otherwise in very nice condition with a bold signature. Accompanied by COA from PSA/DNA.

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